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Indian Polity and Constitution: part 1 ( objectives)

The states of Manipur ,Tripura and Meghalaya were formed in : The year 1972
Fazl Ali commission appointed in Dec 1953 to consider the question of state Organisation accepted : Language as the basis of reorganization of states
Sikkim was made the full-fledged state of Indian-union by : The 36th Constitutional Amendment Act (1975)
Which article of the constitution of India provides for freedom to manage religious affairs : article 26
Under the chapter " fundamental rights " rights under Article 15,16,19,29 and 30 have been conferred on Indian Citizen but have been denied the same : To aliens
Right of freedom of speech and expression , to assemble peace-ably , to form associations or unions ,to move freely through-out the territory of India, to reside and settle in any part of India and to practice any profession or occupation ,trade or business all are parts of : article 19(i) a to f
The writ issued by the court of enquire into legality of claim of a person to public office to p…

Gk and current affairs feb 2010

The number of persons who have been honoured with Padma Vibhushan--the second highest civilian honour of the country are : Six
Ebrahim Alkazi, Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, Zohra Segal (all three for art) Y. V. Reddy (Public Affairs) Dr.Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Science & Engineering) and Prathap Reddy (Trade & Industry) have been honoured with Padma Vibhushan--the country's second highest civilian award.The new Chief of Army Staff is :V. K. Singh
Lieutenant General V. K. Singh has been appointed as the new Chief of Army Staff. He is the senior most Infantry officer currently heading the Eastern Army Command. He will take over on March 31, 2010.Recently new governors have been appointed for ; Eight States  Shivraj Patil (Punjab), K. Sankaranarayanan (Maharashtra), E. S. L. Narasimhan (Andhra Pradesh) and M. O.H. Farook (Jhark…